The Next Step in Cardiac Pacing: The View From 1958

@article{Jeffrey1992TheNS,
  title={The Next Step in Cardiac Pacing: The View From 1958},
  author={Kirk Jeffrey},
  journal={Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={15}
}
  • K. Jeffrey
  • Published 1 June 1992
  • Medicine
  • Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
At a 1‐day conference sponsored by the Rockefeller Institute in September 1958, physicians and engineers held a confused debate over future directions for the young field of cardiac pacing. Many of the existing impediments to long‐term pacing for chronic illness received little attention; the participants focused instead on whether atrial synchrony would be a requirement for long‐term pacing. The Rockefeller conference illustrates the observation that cardiac pacing has undergone several major… 

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